At a meeting of EU justice and home affairs ministers yesterday, British home secretary Theresa May proposed a number of changes to EU laws on free movement, including allowing host countries to cap immigration numbers. Photograph: Oli Scarff/PA Wire

Britain brought its campaign against so-called “benefits tourism” to Brussels yesterday, calling for a radical overhaul of European rules on migrat(...)

 Four EU member states have written to Minister for Justice Alan Shatter requesting that the free movement of workers within the European Union be discussed at a June meeting. Photograph: Eric Luke

Four EU member states have written to Minister for Justice and Home Affairs Alan Shatter requesting that the free movement of workers within th(...)